Building Strip-Planked Boats

Building Strip-Planked Boats

by Nick Schade

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071475242
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/23/2009
Edition description: List
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,241,435
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Nick Schade runs Guillemot Kayaks, one of the best-known providers of plans and kits for strip-built kayaks. He has written feature articles for Sea Kayaker and other magazines.

Table of Contents

1.Introduction: Why Use Strip Construction?

2.Choosing a Design

3.Choosing Materials

4.Tool Requirements

5.Gallery of Strip-Built Boats

6.Preparing the Strips

7.Setting up the Forms

8.Basic Stripping Technique

9.Fairing and Sanding

10.Fiberglassing Technique

11.Finishing and Varnishing

12.Double Paddle Canoe

13.Rowing Dinghy

14.Adirondack Guide Boat

15.Melonseed Skiff

16.Tandem Kayak

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